Fascinating – The Genetic Potential For Intelligence

image edited by Web Investigator by Christopher McCallum, American Renaissance, April 1, 2017 How quickly could the racial gap have evolved? For the general public, the question of whether genes contribute to a person’s intelligence is a matter of controversy. Among intelligence researchers, there is no doubt that variation in intelligence is partly attributable to genes. In fact, the purpose of the very first twin study, done back in 1924, was to study the contribution of genes to intelligence. Today, researchers can predict how similar the IQ scores of people will be based on how similar their genes are. Such … Continue reading Fascinating – The Genetic Potential For Intelligence

Darwin Was a Slacker and You Should Be Too

Many famous scientists have something in common—they didn’t work long hours. BY ALEX SOOJUNG-KIM PANGPHOTOCOLLAGES BY HANNAH K. LEE When you examine the lives of history’s most creative figures, you are immediately confronted with a paradox: They organize their lives around their work, but not their days. Figures as different as Charles Dickens, Henri Poincaré, and Ingmar Bergman, working in disparate fields in different times, all shared a passion for their work, a terrific ambition to succeed, and an almost superhuman capacity to focus. Yet when you look closely at their daily lives, they only spent a few hours a … Continue reading Darwin Was a Slacker and You Should Be Too

The Ideal Dick Is the ‘Boyfriend Dick’

Illustration by Dave van Patten by Amanda Mull Bigger isn’t always better: Most women just want a dick they can take home to meet their parents When a woman starts sleeping with a new dude, there’s a customary round of questions most of us field from our friends: What does he do? How’d you meet him? Do you actually like him? There’s only one that’s actually any fun to talk about, though, and that’s what the sex is like. A few months ago, I had a round of these conversations with the usual suspects in my life. Trying to describe a sexual appendage … Continue reading The Ideal Dick Is the ‘Boyfriend Dick’